Order of Drenai Saga Books
The Drenai Saga is a series of heroic fantasy novels by British author David Gemmell. “Drenai” is the country is the series is set on. The series focuses on the history of the ountry, including the important moments and the many inhabitants who have lived there. The characters the series focuses on the most are Waylander the Slayer, Druss the Legend and Skilgannon the Damned, as well as their respective family trees.
David Gemmell began his Drenai Saga series with the novel Legend (aka Against the Horde), which was published in 1984. The first novel in the series chronologically is Waylander, published in 1986. The series includes 11 novels, concluding with the 2004 novel The Swords of Night and Day. Below is a list of David Gemmell’s Drenai Saga books in order of when they were first released as well as in chronological order:
Publication Order of Drenai Saga Books
|The King Beyond the Gate||(1985)|
|Quest for Lost Heroes||(1990)|
|In the Realm of the Wolf||(1992)|
|The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend||(1993)|
|The Legend of Deathwalker||(1996)|
|Hero in the Shadows||(2000)|
Publication Order of Drenai Saga: Skilgannon The Damned Books
Chronological Order of Drenai Saga Books
Publication Order of Drenai Graphic Novels
Note: Legend was adapted to graphic novel format by Stan Nicholls.
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Drenai Saga Synopsis: In Waylander by David Gemmell, the Drenai King has been murdered by a deadly assassin. Drenai becomes overrun by enemies. Their orders are to kill everyone, whether it be man, woman and child. The last hope is Waylander, who must journey into Nadir to find the legendary Armour of Bronze. This is the only chance to turn the tide. But can he be trusted?